Maben 1st Baptist erects new steeple

“An instinctive taste teaches men to build their churches with spire steeples which point as with a silent finger to the sky and stars” and to God.” Samuel Taylor Coleridge

By Dottie Dewberry
For the WPT

MABEN — On March 27, the American Steeples and Baptisteries Co. from Wedowee, Ala., 36278, rolled into town to begin the process of removing the 50-year old steeple from the First Baptist Church rooftop and put up the new one.

The truck and trailer filled the space with the